Women for Women International

4455 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Suite 200 Washington, DC, 20008

Phone: (202) 737-7705 | Fax: (202)737-7709
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Principal Staff:
Zainab Salbi, President and Chief Executive Officer
Karen Sherman, Chief Operating Officer 

Type of Organization: National Grassroots/Advocacy
Founded: 1993

Mission Statement:
Women for Women International provides women survivors of war, civil strife and other conflicts with the tools and resources to move from crisis and poverty to stability and self-sufficiency, thereby promoting viable civil societies. We envision a world where no one is abused, poor, illiterate or marginalized; where members of communities have full and equal participation in the processes that ensure their health, well-being and economic independence; and where everyone has the freedom to define the scope of their lives, their futures and to strive to achieve their full potential.

Subject Expertise:
Economic equality/justice, human rights, international, multicultural and peace

Annual Meetings/Conferences: